Some antibodies can dampen antiviral defences in people with severe COVID

Some antibodies can dampen antiviral defences in people with severe COVID

Nature, Published online: 16 February 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-00352-0

Defects in the immune defences induced by the protein interferon are associated with some severe cases of COVID-19. An analysis of patients’ blood samples sheds light on how antibodies might contribute to these defects.Some antibodies can dampen antiviral defences in people with severe COVID
Source: Nature